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Mary Jenson and

Beyond Standard Jazz

Saturday, September 5th at 7:30


BEYOND STANDARD JAZZ is directed by internationally celebrated bassist Jeff Chambers. Jeff has the facility to play both acoustic and electric bass in a variety of idioms including Bebop, Funk, Latin, Blues, Reggae and Fusion.  He has toured the world, played and recorded with the top names in jazz including Al Jarreau, Freddie Hubbard, Buddy Montgomery, and Abbey Lincoln.


Vocalist Mary Jenson is a recording artist with 2 releases.  Winner of Indie Music Channel's 2012 Best Female Jazz Artist, Mary’s soulful voice takes you on a journey through original music and masterfully reinvented jazz and contemporary covers featured in the music of BEYOND STANDARD JAZZ.


Pianist Steve Carterhas toured all over the world playing with some of the most important musicians of our time, including George Benson, Bobby Womac, Taj Mahal, Sheila E. and many more.  


Saxophonist Charles McNeal, although a resident of Las Vegas, is a favorite in the Bay Area and returns regularly to lend his singular sound to the Jazz scene.  He has performed with Wynton Marsalis, McCoy Tyner, Roberta Flack, The Temptations,Boz Scaggs, and so many more.


Drummer Rob Rhodes from Oakland CA has performed in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 20 years and is one of the most in demand first-call drummers in the SF Bay area. Rhodes studied at the College of Alameda and San Francisco State University and is a master of all drumming styles performing with Ledisi, Mary Wilson and Joyce Cooling. 


Percussionist Marquinho Brasil, originally from Rio de Janeiro, is well known in the SF Bay Area music scene and has played with Flora Purim, Martinho da Vila, and Joao Nogueira. He has also played withMariah Carey, Taj Mahal, Al Jarreau, Regina Bell and Narada Michael Walden.


All seats reserved at $24 each. Click here to purchase tickets.